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Work on the history and principles of the control of the British press during the conflict.

Contents:
Introduction: p. xi
The Functions of the Press in War-time: The Case for Freedom: p. 1
The Case for Restraint of the Press: p. 14
The Scheme of Press Censorship: p. 32
The Organisation of the Press Bureau: p. 45
A Day’s Work in the Directors’ Room: p. 60
The Difficulties of the Censorship: p. 69
Principles and Limits of the Press Censorship: p. 87
(continued): p. 111
Principles of Censorship Illustrated by some current Fallacies: p. 138
Conclusion: p. 164
Appendix: Obituary Notice of the Author: p. 188

London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., 1920

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Richard Marshall is studying for a doctorate in the literature of ancient Rome at Wadham College, Oxford, and is a tutor for Ancient History at St Benet’s Hall. In addition to Classics, he has a long-standing interest in the tactics and material culture of the British Army, especially of the period spanned by the Cardwell Reforms and First World War. He has a large collection of original uniform and equipment items used for teaching and research purposes, and is currently exploring the evolution of British military clothing and accoutrements in response to changes in fashion and warfare for eventual publication. He previously worked as a cataloguer for the Oxford University Great War Archive.
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